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Former Gov. Lowell Weicker Calls Donald Trump A 'Total Con Artist'

Former Connecticut Gov. Lowell Weicker has called Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump "a total con man."
Former Connecticut Gov. Lowell Weicker has called Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump "a total con man." Photo Credit: WFSB-TV screengrab

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Billionaire Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, whose Greenwich estate is on the market, is nothing more than a "total con artist," says former Gov. Lowell Weicker, according to a report in the Stamford Advocate.

Weicker said the fact that Trump, who once called Weicker "a fat slob," is leading in many polls indicates serious problems with the rest of the Republican candidates, the Advocate reports.

Weicker, who also served Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, clashed with Trump in 1993 over a proposed casino expansion, according to the Advocate.

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